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Can not zoom in zoom out

It works but sometimes zoom in zoom out gets stuck adn we have tried with new batteries too. iIt seems there must be dirt in the lense. Its under warrenty now whats next?

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Hey megsal,
I have included a link to the manufacturers’ website that shows all their repair facilities by state and it has phone numbers for each one of them. I do know that the manufacturer usually requires proof of purchase from whatever retailer that sold the camera to you. I hope this helps!

http://www.fujifilmusa.com/support/ServiceSupportRepairContent.do?dbid=674543

Sincerely,
Allan
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Posted on Jun 12, 2008

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